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Biden Signs Sweeping Executive Order on Climate Change that Affects Housing

Filed in Advocacy, Environment, Housing Affordability by on May 21, 2021 5 Comments
Biden Signs Sweeping Executive Order on Climate Change that Affects Housing

President Joe Biden yesterday signed a sweeping executive order on climate change, entitled “Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk,” that the White House says “will help the American people better understand how climate change can impact their financial security.”

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Biden Issues Two Executive Orders to Rescind Trump-Era Environmental Regulations

Filed in Environment by on January 26, 2021 0 Comments
Biden Issues Two Executive Orders to Rescind Trump-Era Environmental Regulations

Immediately after taking office, President Biden signed two executive orders that signaled his intention to take a comprehensive review of all the Trump administration’s deregulatory actions concerning climate change, energy efficiency and the environment. 

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Biden Executive Orders Address Climate Change

Filed in Environment by on January 25, 2021 1 Comment
Biden Executive Orders Address Climate Change

President Biden signed a series of executive actions last week, including two issues related to climate change policy. NAHB will continue to monitor developments in the implementation of these actions and how they could impact the housing industry.

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Trump Signs 4 Executive Actions on Coronavirus Relief

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on August 9, 2020 6 Comments
Trump Signs 4 Executive Actions on Coronavirus Relief

With talks stalled between Democrats and Republicans on a new coronavirus economic relief package, President Trump on Aug. 8 acted unilaterally by signing four executive actions.

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Trump Signs Proclamation Suspending Certain Work Visas Through End of Year

Filed in Labor by on June 22, 2020 0 Comments
Trump Signs Proclamation Suspending Certain Work Visas Through End of Year

Citing job losses stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, President Trump has issued a proclamation extending his existing ban on immigrant visas and further suspending work visas through the end of the year, including H-2B visas used by employers in the construction industry.

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Trump Proclamation Halts Immigration for 60 Days – With Some Exceptions

Filed in Disaster Response, Labor by on April 23, 2020 0 Comments
Trump Proclamation Halts Immigration for 60 Days – With Some Exceptions

President Trump has signed a proclamation that halts immigrants from entering the U.S. for the next 60 days. However, the measure includes broad exceptions and will not effect the entry of those on temporary or non-immigrant visas, such as agriculture workers and H-2B guest workers. It also exempts EB-5 investor visas from the suspension.

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Trump Signs Executive Orders to Combat Government Overreach

Filed in Codes and Standards by on October 11, 2019 0 Comments
Trump Signs Executive Orders to Combat Government Overreach

President Trump this week signed two executive orders that the White House said “will improve the transparency and fairness of government agencies and ensure that they are held accountable.”

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NAHB Lauds Trump Executive Order on Retirement Security

Filed in Labor, Legal by on August 31, 2018 3 Comments
NAHB Lauds Trump Executive Order on Retirement Security

President Trump today signed an executive order called “Strengthening Retirement Security in America” that is designed to expand access to workplace retirement savings plans for American workers. NAHB CEO Jerry Howard attended the signing ceremony and commended the White House for the initiative.

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Executive Order on Reducing Poverty Could Impact Housing Programs

Filed in Codes and Standards, Multifamily by on April 13, 2018 0 Comments
Executive Order on Reducing Poverty Could Impact Housing Programs

On April 10, President Trump released an executive order, “Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility,” that is designed to guide agencies that administer public assistance programs to effectively reform the welfare system.

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Vitter’s Efforts on Flood Insurance Help in Louisiana, but Builders See New Threats

Louisiana home builders today thanked Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) for championing flood insurance legislation to help Pelican State home owners and businesses while also warning that a recent executive order by President Obama could harm economic development locally and across the nation. The order would create a new Federal Flood Risk Management Standard for all federally-approved projects that would drastically increase the geographic extent of a floodplain.

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